BBC 540ci Stage 1 Engine - 1,300hp
SME Big Block Chevy 540ci Procharged/Turbocharged Engines - Up To 1,400hp
Looking for good reliable horsepower? This is a tried and true combination makes good power while remaining very street friendly. The clean and simple design allows for easy installation in any car or truck. Just a few wires and fuel line are all that you'll need to get this engine running. This package comes standard with Procharger F-2 Blower in either Serpentine or Cog Drive. We also offer this engine Turbo charged, please give us a call for details.
This engine is available with a blow-through carb, or your choice of FuelTech or Holley EFI systems. We offer a variety of upgrade options - such as billet intake manifold, billet valve covers, complete fuel system, and a complete serpentine belt-driven accessory system created by STEVE MORRIS ENGINES!
- Squared and Surfaced Deck
- Align Honed Bearing Journals
- Torque Plate Honed Cylinders
- All bearings are measured and selected for proper clearances
- Each Piston Ring will be measured and cut for proper Ring Gap in the cylinder
- Dart M Block -
- 4.500" Bore
- 9.800" Standard Deck Height
- ARP Main Studs
- SME Crankshaft Forged 4130 - SME Balanced
- 4.250" Stroke
- SME 6.385" Forged H-Beam 7/16 L19 Connecting Rods
- 4.500" Competition Series Pistons
- Total Seal Rings
- Dart Pro1 345cc Cylinder Heads
- SME Dual Valve Springs
- SME Stainless Valves
- SME Camshaft Hydraulic Roller
- Melling High Volume Oil Pump
- ProCharger F2 Supercharger (Turbo version available)
- Your choice of EFI system or blow-through carb
- SME Custom Valve Covers
- SME Dyno Tune
Looking for a Turbo version of this engine? Please contact us to discuss the different options.
Billet Intake Upgrade
You can also upgrade your engine to a Billet Intake. This upgrade would include Multiport EFI, Coil Near Plug, Hall Effect Crank Sensor, and Wilson Mechanical Throttle Body. These Intakes come in a variety of colors.
This complete upgrade is $6,800 with the purchase of a Stage 1 Engine Package.
Serpentine Accessory Drive
For those who drive on the street, we offer a Serpentine Accessory Bracket and Accessory Kit. This kit includes Alternator, Power Steering, A/C Compressor, and Water Pump. These SME Brackets allow clearance for a Forward Facing Throttle Body and charge pipe.
This complete package starts at $2,500.00 with options of Satin, Polish, or a Black Finish
Complete Engine Starting $36,995
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